Flash Flood Watch
Flood Watch National Weather Service Lincoln IL 351 AM CDT Fri Sep 7 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, Menard, Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland. In west central Illinois, Cass, Morgan, and Scott. * Through Sunday morning * Periods of heavy rain are expected to develop today, and continue through Saturday night. The rainfall will develop in response to the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon moving over southern Illinois combining with an old frontal boundary that is stalled over the area. Heavy rainfall amounts of 4 to 6 inches will be possible in some areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.